Job by Safaricom Telecommunications Ethiopia PLC


Engineering, Telecommunications


Addis Ababa 

Career Level:

Mid Level ( 2+ – 5 years experience)


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Job Description

About Us

Safaricom Telecommunications Ethiopia Plc is a company supporting Ethiopia’s digital transformation. As a member of the Vodacom family, we have a wealth of experience connecting over 334 million people globally and over 180 million people in Africa across our network. We look forward to partnering with Ethiopians as we build a new network in Ethiopia.

We are setting the groundwork in readiness for the launch of our services next year and are looking to work with purpose-led teams that put the community at the heart of service.

Safaricom Ethiopia is offering a wide range of careers, whether you’re looking to join our technology, commercial or corporate teams. If you would like a challenge and the promise of a digital future for the people of Ethiopia, we are looking for you. 

We are pleased to announce the following vacancy for Technical Officer – Telecom Implementation within the Technology Function in Ethiopia. In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below.

Detailed Description

Reporting to TI Team Leader, the role holder will be responsible for timely completion of  milestones under his/her scope

Job Responsibilities

  • Validate site design documents
  • Validate site commissioning documents along with site performance and KPI’s
  • Supervision of vendors and subcontractors in installation, commissioning and integration of BSS/Microwave/Transmission, and Power Equipment into the Network.
  • Ensure good quality on all installed and commissioned telecom equipment that meet design requirements.
  • Achieve 100% in planned activities and oversee smooth hand over and acceptance of sites from deployment to maintenance teams.
  • Ensure strict adherence to approved SOP by vendors
  • Undertake network upgrades and reconfigurations as per assigned work order.
  • Responsible for timely completion of assigned project milestones.
  • Identify areas of network weakness and suggest measures for improvement or corrective action.
  • Perform spot checks on sites to ensure EHS compliance by the vendors and subcontractors.
  • Perform any other assigned activity within Telecom deployment domain

Job Requirements


  • University degree in Telecommunication Engineering/Electrical & Electronics Engineering
  • Min 3 years of GSM experience
  • Experience in Nokia/Huawei telecom equipment is an added advantage.
  • Have good knowledge in fault diagnosis and resolution

How to Apply

If you feel that you are up to the challenge and possess the necessary qualification and experience, kindly proceed to update your candidate profile on 


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